President Lytch Leaves Legacy Of Accessibility, Inclusion

May 2, 2020

When the Rev. Carol Lytch was hired to lead Lancaster Theological Seminary in 2011, the institution was struggling with its finances. Nine years later, the school has a $15 million endowment and is on track to complete a two-phase $9 million capital campaign to create student scholarships and restore the school’s historic campus. It was …

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Commencement To Be Sept. 4

April 6, 2020

Lancaster Theological Seminary’s 195th Commencement will be on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Church of the Apostles, 1850 Marietta Ave., Lancaster, PA. The graduation ceremony, originally scheduled for May 9, has been delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings. Commencement will be combined with Convocation, the official opening of the fall …

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Seminary Campus, Offices Closed Until Further Notice

March 17, 2020

Update May 5. Lancaster Seminary’s campus and offices are closed until further notice. We continue to abide by the Pennsylvania Governor’s stay-at-home order that is in effect for our county during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are monitoring the situation and look forward to the time when it will be healthy and safe to reopen our …

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COVID-19 Update Friday March 13

March 11, 2020

Lancaster Seminary is continuously monitoring the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 to safeguard the health of our community. To help lessen the spread of the virus, Lancaster Seminary announces the following actions: Starting Tuesday, March 17 through Saturday, April 4, all classroom instruction will move to the online Moodle platform. Post-Easter plans will …

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New Date August 23 Liz Fulmer Presents Singing Our Lives: From Joni To Gaga

February 27, 2020

Sunday, August 23 is the new date for the free concert Liz Fulmer Presents Singing Our Lives: From Joni to Gaga. It is part of our series Music Sundays at the Seminary and was originally scheduled for March 22. Singer, songwriter, and seminarian Liz Fulmer, a member of our Master of Divinity Class of 2020, …

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Jennifer Thompson Named Advancement VP

February 24, 2020

Jennifer Thompson is named vice president of advancement, responsible for all Lancaster Theological Seminary fundraising efforts including The Way Forward, the graduate school’s current $9 million capital campaign. Thompson will join Lancaster Seminary in mid-March from Power Packs Project, a school food-distribution program in Central Pennsylvania, where she was executive director for nearly two years. …

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Kellie Turner Presents Stony The Road – A Musical Journey Celebrating African American History

February 5, 2020

Lancaster Seminary celebrates African American History Month with Stony the Road, a free concert as part of the Music Sundays at the Seminary series. Artist and musician Kellie Turner, MDiv 2018, and friends will sing of struggle, survival, and triumph through spirituals, blues, jazz, and gospel music. Light refreshments will be available after the concert. …

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Rt. Rev. Nathan Baxter to speak at Commencement

January 27, 2020

The Rt. Reverend Dr. Nathan D. Baxter will be the speaker at Lancaster Theological Seminary’s 195th Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m.

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UCC History & Polity Classes Offered

December 11, 2019

Noncredit, seven-week UCC History and Polity class is offeredon campus from Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 through April 3, 2020. Classes will be held from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Friday afternoons. The cost is $300. Assignments include reading, discussion and writing a final paper that can be used as part of the authorization process for those seeking ordination, …

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Star Organist To Showcase Bach Concertos

December 9, 2019

Dr. Robert Horton, award-winning organist, performs a free concert at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Santee Chapel. Entitled As He Did Unto Others, the organ and harpsichord concert features Bach concertos performed as solo keyboard music. The title alludes to J.S. Bach’s practice of “borrowing” concertos by Antonio Vivaldi for solo keyboard performances. …

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